12.28.2017

Drive-in days: America's abandoned movie theaters

Pictured here: New Frontier Interior, Center, Colorado Pictured here: New Frontier Interior, Center, Colorado
Nights at the drive-in were a heady mix of high school dates and high jinks and a once quintessential part of growing up in America.
 
The craze reached its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, but now many drive-ins lie abandoned, occupied only by nostalgic ghosts of the past.
 
Motivated by the feelings they evoke, California photographer Craig Deman has traveled across the United States, shooting the derelict movie theaters and learning the stories behind them.
 
For the full story, visit CNN.com/Travel.